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How do I add the printer to my computer from my print server in Windows 10?

To add a printer from the print server to your computer, you need to create a printer port.

Before you create the print server port, make sure that the network configuration is complete for your print server. For more information about how to configure your print server, navigate to the following FAQ: http://www.startech.com/faq/print_servers_alternate_setup. To confirm that the print server can be pinged from your computer, refer to the following FAQ: https://www.startech.com/support/faqs/technical-support?topic=networking#ping-test-windows-mac-os.

To create a printer port, complete the following:

  1. Press the Windows key.

  2. Click Settings.

  3. Click Devices > Printers & Scanners.

  4. Click Add a printer.

  5. Select Add a local printer or network printer with manual settings, and click Next.

  6. Select Create a new port.

  7. Change the Type of port to Standard TCP/IP Port, and click Next.

  8. In the Hostname or IP address field, enter the IP address of the print server.

  9. Click Next > Next > Finish.

  10. If prompted, select a driver from the list or obtain a driver from the manufacturer of the printer, and click Next.

  11. Click Next until you you are asked if you want to print a test page. To confirm that the printer was successfully added, you should send a test page to your printer.

After the printer port is created, you can send print jobs to it.